A&P thoughts about sigma lenses?

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  1. jaysian

    jaysian New Member

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    hey guys...
    currently i have a 350d w/17-85 USM/IS lens

    just checkin out my other options for lenses

    perhaps a sigma 70-300 lens...
    thoughts about sigma guys! thanks
     
  2. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    ive got a sigma 28-200mm and i love it. its my all around lens that i leave on most of the time
     
  3. twinturboteddy

    twinturboteddy Bling Bling!

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    I have one sigma lens.

    55-200mm f4.0-f5.6(i think)

    It's, a lot smaller than my 40-150mm Zuiko Digital Lens.

    It was cheap, ~200. But I think it leaves a lot of my pictures somewhat blurry and not crisp. It's not a high quality lens by any means. But a good cheap 200mm for what it is.

    I'm planning on selling it on ebay and replacing it with a 50-200mm f2.8. Downside is this replacement costs 4 times as much, maybe more.
     
  4. SpiderOnTheFloor

    SpiderOnTheFloor New Member

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    get a manual focus takumar 135mm f/3.5 on ebay they go for around $50 plus $12 for an m42 to eos adaptor
     
  5. sony

    sony Active Member

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    if you get the 70-300, make sure you get the apo version, super II i believe :run:
     
  6. aZnRYcEbOi

    aZnRYcEbOi New Member

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    Which Sigma 28-200mm do you have?

    I have the f/3.8-5.6 72mm filter thread version, and it is noticeably worse (softer) than my other minolta lenses.

    Here's some comparison pics:
    http://forums.offtopic.com/showthread.php?t=1879120
     
  7. eof

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    I have the 70-300 APO ...I like it but I realize it has a ton of limitations. Pretty slow... :wtc:
     
  8. insomnia

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    I have the 70-300 apo super macro II, it's pretty good for what I paid. Gets pretty soft at 300 & the autofocus isn't super fast but you get what you pay for :o


    What are you trying to shoot?
     
  9. jaysian

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    ahh im just curious what my options are...dont really have the money for a new lens anyways..haha..just looking around
     
  10. DMClark

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    fuck sigma
     
  11. sony

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    :werd: Sigma sucks!! :)
     

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